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  • Preakness Stakes: News and notes before the race

    Preakness Stakes: News and notes before the race
    A race such as the Preakness Stakes generates plenty of tidbits. Here are some: --This will mark the first time in the history of the 139 years of the race that a female will be involved in all three major aspects of the race. A filly, Ria Antonia, will...
  • Preakness remembers legendary trainer Dickie Small

    Preakness remembers legendary trainer Dickie Small
    It was the last leg of a practice run at Pimlico, and as jockey Andrea Seefeldt Knight came to the end of a spirited gallop, she pulled her colt up short. It was a sunny April day. She felt readier than ever for the Lady Legends of the Cure race, which...
  • Maryland Jockey Club president reiterates desire to stretch out Triple Crown

    Maryland Jockey Club president reiterates desire to stretch out Triple Crown
    Tom Chuckas, president and chief operating officer of the Maryland Jockey Club, said Saturday that he would like to see horse racing's Triple Crown events played out over two months, not five weeks. Speaking to reporters at Pimlico Race Course three...
  • Doors continue to open for women at Preakness, throughout horse racing

    Doors continue to open for women at Preakness, throughout horse racing
    Abby Fuller dreamed of being a jockey as a little girl in 1968, but at the time there were no women yet in horse racing. Then came Barbara Jo Rubin, who became the first female jockey to win a race in 1969, giving Fuller hope for a future in the sport....
  • Napravnik ready for emotional homecoming in Preakness

    Napravnik ready for emotional homecoming in Preakness
    When Rosie Napravnik ventures to Pimlico Race Course to ride Bayern in Saturday's 139th running of the Preakness, the 26-year-old riding star can expect an emotional homecoming. A familiar face will not be there to greet her. Trainer Dickie Small, who...
  • Trainer Mike Maker has three shots at a Kentucky Derby win on home turf

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Though he's rarely mentioned with thoroughbred racing's most glamorous trainers, softspoken Mike Maker could have as big a say as anyone in determining the winner of Saturday's Kentucky Derby. Maker, whose stable is based at...
  • California Chrome named favorite after Kentucky Derby draw

    LOUISVILLE, KY. -- His mother cost a mere $8,000 and his father performed for a modest stud fee of $2,000. That $10,000 investment — minuscule by elite racing standards — produced California Chrome, who had won $1.135 million even before...
  • California Chrome draws No. 5 spot for Kentucky Derby

    California Chrome draws No. 5 spot for Kentucky Derby
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Kentucky Derby favorite California Chrome drew a favorable No. 5 starting spot Wednesday for Saturday's 140th Run for the Roses. The fear for most Derby connections is the No. 1 post at the rail. That's because the 20-horse field...
  • Untapable could be an unstoppable force in Kentucky Oaks

    Untapable could be an unstoppable force in Kentucky Oaks
    The Kentucky Derby is the main event, but it's possible the week's dominant star turn could come in Friday's Kentucky Oaks. Untapable is an overwhelming 4-5 favorite in the $600,000 stakes for fillies, and the question around Churchill Downs hasn't been...
  • Derby de Kentucky: California Chrome, el gran favorito para ganar la 'Carrera de las Rosas' el sábado

     Derby de Kentucky:  California Chrome, el gran favorito para ganar la 'Carrera de las Rosas' el sábado
    California Chrome, el gran favorito para ganar el Derby de Kentucky (5-2), partirá de la quinta puerta de salida en la 140 edición de la famosa 'Carrera de las Rosas' que se correrá mañana sábado en Churchill  Downs. California Chrome será montado por...
  • Untapable wins Kentucky Oaks with Napravnik at helm

    LOUISVILLE, KY. -- Heavy favorite Untapable blazed to victory in the Kentucky Oaks Friday, a triumph for jockey Rosie Napravnik and controversial trainer Steve Asmussen. Napravnik kept Untapable a few paces off the lead for much of the run, then...